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Giving Natural Beauty a Helping Hand

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 8 January 2016

Boost your appearance and confidence in 2016 It’s the time of year where we make resolutions to be more healthy, usually by eating better, drinking less and doing more exercise. However, there are always small irritations or imperfections that won’t budge no matter how hard we try. This is where we can help. We can put the final polish on your achievements. There are plenty of simple, non-surgical treatments, like chemical peels to boost your skin, as... Read more

15 reasons to choose Aesthetic Beauty Centre

Posted by Aesthetic Beauty Team on 4 January 2016

15 REASONS TO CHOOSE US! Reason number 1… We’ve got a five star rating on the comparison website ‘Right Clinic’ Reason number 2… We’ve got clinics in Sunderland AND Newcastle, so you can choose the location that best suits you and they’re both CQC registered. Reason number 3… We offer a huge range of procedures from breast enlargement surgery through to laser hair restoration, eye lifts and treatments to help reduce the appearance of lines... Read more

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Throughout The Ages - To The 21st Century

Posted by Aesthetic Beauty Team on 11 December 2015

Many people mistakenly believe that 'plastic surgery' takes its name from the use of silicone and other artificial materials to achieve cosmetic improvements. In fact, the name comes from the Greek word ‘plastikos’, which means ‘capable of being shaped and moulded’ and was coined in 1798 by the French anatomist and surgeon, Pierre Desault. In antiquity Both the Greeks and the Romans performed plastic surgery for reconstructive purposes on wounded s... Read more

What is Follicle Unit Extraction?

Posted by on 10 December 2015

For many Men, hair loss (technically referred to as Alopecia) can be a real source of frustration and it can often have an impact on a person’s self-confidence. Hair restoration is just one of a number of services provided by the Aesthetic Beauty Centre. Follicle Unit Extraction (FUE), is a procedure performed by Dr. Dutta. He is one of only a handful of qualified cosmetic surgeons that can perform this minimally invasive technique across the North East... Read more

A Brief History of Butts (and how to get a more shapely one)

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 17 November 2015

Rounder and more voluptuous buttocks have been celebrated as a symbol of womanly beauty and fertility since time immemorial. The Greeks and Romans depicted voluptuous bottoms in their art, Rubens loved to paint them, Victorian women wore bustles to accentuate theirs, Sir Mix-a-Lot wrote a song about them, and Kim Kardashian broke the internet with hers.  But it wasn’t until the 1990s, when Jennifer Lopez sashayed into the cultural mainstream, that a gl... Read more

How to look years younger without going under the knife

Posted by Aesthetic Beauty Team on 17 November 2015

The ever so glamorous Bette Davis famously said ‘getting older is not for sissies’. Clearly this wasn't a woman in need of much cosmetic assistance but none of us is immune to the effects of getting older. The ageing process causes our skin to lose its firmness, fullness and elasticity. Our cells lose their regenerative power and the advancing years cause the face’s natural lines to become deeper and more pronounced. Until somebody discovers the myth... Read more

Laser Skin Resurfacing Gives Hope to Vietnam’s ‘napalm girl’ More Than 40 Years on

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 30 October 2015

Advanced laser technology is to thank for one of this year’s most inspiring news stories. Kim Phúc became a tragic symbol of the Vietnam war when, in June 1972, she was photographed as she ran naked, screaming, and terribly burned from a napalm strike on her village in the south of the country. The photograph, taken by AP photojournalist Nick Ut, would later win the Pulitzer Prize and be regarded as one of the most haunting images to emerge from the con... Read more

Living With A Secret Soul

Posted by on 7 July 2015

I wouldn’t class myself as a Vanity Fair reader but I couldn't wait to go out and buy the July issue, which looked at the challenging subject of gender reassignment surgery, something relevant to us here at the Aesthetic Beauty Centre. Transgender has always been a touchy subject, with most people unsure how to even have a conversation about it let alone live with the issue. Caitlyn Jenner appeared on July's front cover of Vanity Fair, in my opinion look... Read more

Smoking Through The Ages to Cosmetic Surgery

Posted by Sophia Wright on 30 June 2015

Smoking and everything that it represents has come a very long way. The first rolling cigarette machine was introduced by James Bonsack in 1883, during a contest sponsored by a tobacco company named Allen and Ginter. The company promised 75,000 dollars to the first person that invented a fast cigarette rolling machine. Smoking has always been known to be a health risk since the 1800s, however for reasons of financial gain, the health risks were muted until... Read more

Has She or Hasn’t She?

Posted by Sophia Wright on 19 June 2015

The term breast augmentation has unfairly taken the stereotype of over the top or large breasts, which in most cases are not in proportion to the patient's natural frame. The Daily Mail, Pinterest and Instagram are full of “perfect” female forms and why wouldn’t you want that for yourself? I know only too well the feeling of putting on a dress that doesn't hang properly and padding my bra every day because there’s nothing to fill it. Understandably... Read more